Please note: the links below are to external websites and the Craigie Partnership cannot take responsibility for third party site or any information contained within them.
Skills Development Scotland
A website offering advice for people who are struggling to find a job, or to choose a career path. The site also discusses, courses, redundancy, further training etc. Ideal for those who are dissatisfied with their current work situation looking for some information and/or guidance. http://myworldofwork.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/
National Careers Service (Direct Gov)
Find Careers, Learning and Skills Advice. A service which allows the user to create a free online account to store their c.v., qualifications, and receive regular careers updates based on their needs. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx. Call 0800 100 900 to speak to a careers advisor.
Career’s Helpline for Young People (formerly Connexions Direct)
A site designed for 13-19 year olds providing advice about career’s and learning. There is also the option to contact a careers advisor by webchat, email, or texting as well as over the phone. https://www2.cxdirect.com/home.htm. Helpline 0800 100 900. Text 07766 413219.
Prospects – Graduate Careers Service
A careers site aimed at university graduates looking to make career choices. The site covers c.v.’s covering letters, options with your subject, interview tips, graduate employers/job search, postgraduate study, and international graduate jobs. http://ww2.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Your_university_careers_service/p!efele
Job Centre Plus
For information on applying for jobs, job searches, and applying for benefits. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Jobseekers/ContactJobcentrePlus/DG_186347
DHP Scotland Ltd
Offers free training courses in self employment for eligible participants who are currently on benefits. Courses run in the following areas: Ayrshire; Borders; Dumfries & Galloway; Dunbartonshire; Edinburgh & Lothian; Forth Valley and Glasgow. Courses are designed to help you explore self-employment options. http://www.dhpscotland.co.uk
We would like to thank Sophie Ames, for her assistance in researching these resources.